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Prud'hon: 102 Paintings and Drawings

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Pierre-Paul Prud'hon was a French Romantic painter and draughtsman best known for his allegorical paintings and portraits. Prud'hon's artistic style contrasted starkly with the dominant version of Neoclassicism under Jacques-Louis David. Prud'hon's paintings were based on classical texts and ancient prototypes, but his dreaminess and melancholy were more akin to Romanticism. His drawings, often black chalk on blue paper, were widely admired. Prud'hon was at times clearly influenced by Neo-classicism, at other times by Romanticism. Appreciated by other artists and writers like Stendhal, Delacroix, Millet and Baudelaire for his chiaroscuro and convincing realism, he is probably most famous for his Crucifixion (1822). Prud'hon's true genius lay in allegory; this is his empire and his true domain," Eugène Delacroix later wrote.
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ISBN
9781304901859
Edition
1
Published
March 3, 2014
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
7.31 MB
Product ID
21476766

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